East Asia Silk Road

Live, eat and learn with Asian students as part of a cultural and language exchange. This program is an opportunity to build in-depth cross-cultural friendships. The relationships formed this summer may be some of the most challenging and rewarding you ever develop! Prepare to be challenged in your willingness to relate, adjust, and love in a beautiful culture very different from your own.


East Asia
July 9, 2016 to August 14, 2016
Ministry Focus: 
Cultural and Language Exchange
Who may apply for this program: 
Students studying in North America
Vivian Young

Vivian currently serves with InterVarsity as the staff member at the George Washington University in DC; she is passionate about God's global Kingdom and for others to know Jesus.

Eden Freishtat

Eden is an InterVarsity Campus Staff Minister at Goucher College in Towson, MD. She first became involved in InterVarsity as a student at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore. After years of hearing the wonderful stories of friends participating in this trip, God called her to participate in the trip as a staff last year. Now, she will be returning as the program director. She is a bibliophile (lover of books) and currently reading "The Broken Way" by Ann Voskamp. She enjoys playing Hearthstone on her phone, watching Netflix, and is always down to play board games.